[Haskell-cafe] File path programme

Jules Bean jules at jellybean.co.uk
Thu Jan 27 07:14:39 EST 2005

On 27 Jan 2005, at 11:33, Keean Schupke wrote:

> Except paths are different on different platforms... for example:
> /a/b/../c/hello\ there/test
> and:
> A:\a\b\
> notice how the backslash is used to 'escape' a space or meta-character 
> on

only it isn't. That's a property of a shell, the underlying OS allows 
spaces in file names with no need for an escaping mechanism.


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